Red Kayak Quiz

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Red Kayak Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Based off the clues in the story, the reader can conclude that...
    • A. 

      Brady had no idea what was going on

    • B. 

      Brady knew that Ben was not going to make it

    • C. 

      Brady was confident that he was going to save Ben

    • D. 

      Brady was prepared to handle the situation

  • 2. 
    What happened right before Brady dropped his phone in the water?
    • A. 

      Brady remembered the ABCs he was taught in rescue training.

    • B. 

      Brady noticed how bad Ben looked and got scared.

    • C. 

      Brady took the wet life jacket off Ben.

    • D. 

      Brady noticed a missed call from his Mom.

  • 3. 
    Why did Brady talk to Ben even though Ben is unconscious?
    • A. 

      Brady talks to Ben because he is afraid Ben might die.

    • B. 

      Brady thinks that Ben can hear him.

    • C. 

      Brady is trying to get Ben to wake up.

    • D. 

      Brady wants to keep Ben updated on how he's doing.

  • 4. 
    Based on the clues in the story, what does the word "lashing" mean?
    • A. 

      Holding

    • B. 

      Hitting

    • C. 

      Dripping

    • D. 

      Fastening

  • 5. 
    Why does the author keep repeating the words, "Five compressions."?
    • A. 

      The author wants to make sure you know how many compressions Brady had to give.

    • B. 

      To teach the readers how to give CPR

    • C. 

      To create a feeling of worry and anxiety

    • D. 

      To create a feeling of hope

  • 6. 
    How does the rain create suspense in the story?
    • A. 

      Bad things always happen when it is raining.

    • B. 

      Ben's condition will not improve in the rain.

    • C. 

      Now it will be even harder for Brady to focus on saving Ben.

    • D. 

      The rain reminds Brady of the time he slipped in the ice.

  • 7. 
    What was the climax of the story? (Where the rising action turns into falling action)
    • A. 

      When Brady saw the ambulance

    • B. 

      When the policeman came over and told Brady he did a good job

    • C. 

      When Jimmy took over for Brady

    • D. 

      When Carl shouted, "We've got a pulse!"

  • 8. 
    Why did Brady not have a clue how he got on the landing?
    • A. 

      Brady's only focus had been on getting Ben to safety.

    • B. 

      Brady was not a very smart kid.

    • C. 

      Brady forgot he had rescued Ben.

    • D. 

      Brady was not sure where he was.

  • 9. 
    How did Brady's emotions change from when he was rescuing Ben to the end of the story?
    • A. 

      Calm to relieved

    • B. 

      Scared to relieved

    • C. 

      Scared to shocked

    • D. 

      Relieved to scared

  • 10. 
    What does it mean when Brady says he pulled Ben "from one side to the other"?
    • A. 

      He pulled Ben from one side of the boat to the other.

    • B. 

      He moved Ben from the dangerous side of the river to the safe side.

    • C. 

      He pulled Ben from the boat to the landing.

    • D. 

      He pulled Ben over the invisible line between life and death.